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woo! >> that breaking news this morning -- same-sex marriage is now the law of the land. an historic ruling this morning from the united states supreme court. the court says same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. gay and lesbian couples had the right to marry in 26 states including the district of columbia. the supreme court's ruling means all states will have to stop enforcing their ban on same-sex marriage. the outcome follows decades of court battles over same-sex marriage and gay, lesbian and transgender rights in general. this decision was a close one. the case was decided by a vote
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of 5-4. justice kennedy wrote the major opinion. the four dissenting justices each filed a separate opinion, explaining their views but they explained states and their voters should have been left with the power to decide who can marry. >> well this decision has sparked an immediate outpouring of people coast to coast. nbc10 jesse gary live on independence mall where a rally is set to take place an hour from now. >> reporter: this move started in philadelphia 50 years ago over by independence haulll. they'll be celebrating the july 4th weekend. here on the grounds of the constitution center, they're going to have a gathering in a little less than an hour. about 15 different groups are going to show up gather out here on the lawn of the constitution center, i guess, celebrating this historic supreme court decision. i'm joined by malcolm of
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equality forum. malcolm, i'm asking you, as someone who's been fighting for this for a long time did you think you'd ever see this day. >> well up until certainly ten years ago i didn't think i would see this day and five years ago he didn't think i would see this day this soon. >> reporter: why is that? >> we've come such a long way from july 4shgs 1965 when they gathered for the seminole demonstrations for gay qualities at a time when gays and lesbians were marginalized and demisal and 50 years later to achieve same-sex marriage quality, recognized by the supreme court, inherent in our constitution is really remarkable. >> reporter: the chairman of the rnc put out a statement saying that in this decision the high court failed to legitimize and
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recognize the constitutional role the states play in setting a marriage policy. how do you respond to that? >> we have a constitutional form of government. every one of those states that opted in opted into that constitution, and that constitution, you know mandates equality for all citizens. so you're part of the union you accept the constitution and that's what the constitution guarantees every american. >> reporter: is this the end of the fight? >> no, there's a lot to do in pennsylvania. there's no hate crime protection workplace discrimination. we're probably midway in terms of full equality for lbgt citizens. >> reporter: thank you very much. an historic day and i know you'll be on the lawn in a little bit. we'll have continuing coverage of this developing story as the afternoon moves along. outside constitution center in center city jesse gary "nbc10 news." >> thank you. we are awaiting a statement from president obama. we'll bring that to you live
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when it happens. the president reacted on twitter just after the ruling came down. he tweeted, quote today is a big step in our march toward equality. gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry just like anyone else. the a. clu of pennsylvania sent on you a statement. in part it says this an historic and joyous occasion. we know from our experience here in pennsylvania that no one is hurt when people are allowed to marry the person he or she loves. mike huckabee wrote on twitter, this flawed failed decision is an out of control act of unconstitutional judicial tyranny. we should note the ruling will not take effect immediately because the court gives the losing side roughly three weeks for reconsideration. you can count on "nbc10 news" to bring you updates here on the air and on our "nbc10 news" app. now to more breaking news
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we're following. the local connection to a deadly terror attack this morning in france. the company where the attack took place is owned by a company headquartered right here in the lehigh valley. to more breaking news the local connection to the deadly terror attack in france, the company where the attack took place, it is owned by a company in the lehigh valley, headquartered in the lehigh valley. one person killed two others were injured in the attack this morning. officials say at least one man attacked the industrial site near grenoble france. it belongs to air products. that's the company we're talking about here. it's a chemical company based in lehigh valley. french authorities arrested a man they say crashed a car through the company gates which touched off a bomb. then he posted a severed head at the entrance with arabic writing. they say the man who was decapitated was a local businessman. a top security official says the man who was arrested was flagged
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in 2006 for ties to islamic extremist but surveillance was dropped in 2008. they say several other people connected to the attack right now in custody. back at home we're learning more about the company, air products. nbc10's deanna durante live outside the company headquarters. deanna, what can you tell us about this company? [ no audio ] >> we obviously were having problems with deanna's report. we'll bring that back to you as soon as we can. let's talk about the weather. clouds, they just want to hang around today. taking a live look at boathouse row in philadelphia. the word s keep your umbrella handy. nbc10's first alert meteorologist brittney shipp here with the forecast for us. >> that's right. we'll see a few lingering
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showers as we head into the rest of the afternoon and even into the evening. that's before the heavy rain gets here as we push into saturday. there's a live look right now at our radar shot. we still see a few scattered showers, mainly off the shore. as we head into tonight, you'll see the same things develop, same thing this evening. a closer look at what we see next. this is a part of the system that will bring us heavy rain on saturday. here's the breakdown for you. as we go into the rest of tonight, you can see light the scattered showers expected for us but it won't be until we head into saturday that your plans are probably going to change. so, closer to 11:00 a.m. maybe you'll have an outdoor birthday party, kids over. by 11:00 a.m. we'll see light rain moving into most of the region by allentown, stretching down to the suburbs of philadelphia and into new castle county. it won't be until later on in the evening, closer to 5:00, 6:00 that we start to see the heavy rain moving in. your current temperatures right now, 74 degrees in philadelphia.
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74 in wilmington. 73 in pottstown. 68 in wildwood. over the next eight hours, expect temperatures to remain mild. we'll be below average today. our average for this time of the year is 85. instead today we'll stay in the high 70s. by 1:00 p.m. 78 degrees. we'll push back into the high 70s by 8:00 p.m. >> thank you. with the threat of more rain ahead this weekend, you'll want to have the "nbc10 news" app downloaded on your smartphone and tablet. you can get live interactive radar as well as forecast. free download. we to want go back to nbc10's deanna durante outside that company, air products headquartered in upper erper macungie. >> reporter: this is the corporate headquarters president, ceo, many marketing
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staff are based. there are other facilities throughout pennsylvania and around the world. the country operates in 50 different countries. it has 20,000 plus employees and one of the top ten employers here in the lehigh valley. they say their employees were evacuated from that business here in france and they have been accounted for. here it's business as usual. pennsylvania state police were seen here a little while ago but company officials are at work. they issued a statement on their website saying most if not all of the employees in france have been accounted for. they are not identifying the individual who was killed or those who were injured. we can tell you the fbi says there is no information of a threat here. pennsylvania state police say they are working with the fbi to monitor this and other sites. senator pat toomey's office says it's offering assistance to the company here. i reached out to the governor's office. they, too, say they're aware of
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the situation and also working with state police to monitor this location. reporting live in the lehigh valley deanna durante, "nbc10 news." >> thank you. this morning more than two full days after a severe storm blew through our region thousands are still without power. we just checked within the last half hour. here are the latest numbers for you. peco says nearly 17,000 customers don't have electric. ac electric has the most, nearly 84,000. pse & g crews tell us 2500 customers are affected and 178 delmarva customers are still without power. monique braxton joins us. do you have an update on peco's operations? >> reporter: we reached out and asked them their one area of focus. this is where they told us to come. we are on the southbound stretch of route 1 between thornton and schoolhouse road. it is completely shut down on the southbound side.
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peco says more than 242,000 customers lost power wednesday. since wednesday, 1500 additional contractors have been assisting peco. you're looking at them right now. they're from baltimore, ohio kentucky west virginia and con rail. the trucks you see here are from new york. >> a labd-o landmark decision by the supreme court declaring same-sex marriage is legal nationwide. justices deeply split 5-4. that was the scene outside the courthouse. cheers rose up from the crowd assembled there, hoping that today would be an historic day, and so it is.
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in a few moments we'll hear from president obama. he tweeted already, quote today is a big step in our march toward equality and we're about to hear from him from the white house rose garden. we want to go right to the court, though. justice correspondent pete williams was right there, first to report the decision. pete, good morning. >> reporter: savannah good morning. justice kennedy said this is all about liberty and dignity. he said the challengers, those who wanted this right, asked for equal dignity, the constitution grants them that right. 5-4 ruling. each of the dissenters filed their own dissents. chief justice roberts said for him it's not about whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, it's about who should make that decision. he said under our constitution it should not be the court, it should be the people. that was the decision of the lower court that got us here in the first place. the bans that were in existence in 14 states are struck down. in those 14 states as the next weeks and months roll on soon same-sex couples will be able to
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marry across the country as this becomes the law of the land. >> june 26th has some significance on the supreme court calendar with regard to cases involving gay rights, right? >> reporter: one of the biggest same-sex marriage decisions involving the texas case was decided on this date. it's a big day and a surprise we got it on friday. >> here comes prnesident obama in the rose garden. let's listen in. >> good morning. our nation was founded on a bedrock principle. that we are all created equal. the project of each generation is to bridge the meaning of those founding words with the realities of changing times. a never-ending quest to ensure those words ring true for every single american. progress on this journey often
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comes in small increments. sometimes two steps forward, one step back propelled by the persistent effort of dedicated citizens. and then sometimes there are days like this. when that slow steady effort is rewarded with justice that arrives like a thunderbolt. this morning the supreme court recognized that the constitution guarantees marriage equality. in doing so they've reaffirmed that all americans are entitled to the equal protection of the law. that all people should be treated equally, regardless of who they are or who they love.
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this decision will end the patch patchwork system we currently have. it will end the uncertainty hundreds of thousands of same-sex koums face from not knowing if they're married, legitimate in the eyes of one state, will remain if they decide to move or even visit another. this ruling will strengthen all of our communities. by offering to all loving same-sex couples the dignity of marriage across this great land. in my second inaugural address, i said that if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. it is gratifying. to see that principle enshrined into law by this decision.
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this ruling is a victory for jim and the other plaintiffs in the case. it's a victory for gay and lesbian couples that have fought so long for their basic civil rights. it's a victory for their children, whose families will now be recognized as equal to any other. it's a victory for the allies and friends and supporters, who spent years, even decades working and praying for change to come. and this ruling is a victory for america. this decision affirms what many americans already believe in their hearts. when all americans are treated as equal, we are all more free.
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my administration has been guided by that idea. it's why we stop defending the so-called defense of marriage act and why we're pleased when the court finally struck down the central division of bad, discriminatory law. that's why we ended the don't ask, don't tell. from extending full marital benefits to federal employees and their spouses to expanding hospital visitation rights for lbgt patients and their loved ones. we've made real progress in advancing equality for lbgt americans that were unimaginable not too long ago. i know change for many of our lbgt sisters and brothers might have seemed so slow for so long, but compared to so many other issues, america's shift has been so quick. i know that americans of goodwill continue to hold a wide range of views on this issue.
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option in some cases has been based on sincere and deeply-held beliefs. all of us welcome today's news should be mindful of that fact recognize different viewpoints revere our deep commitment to religious freedom. but today should also give us hope on the many issues in which we grapple, often painfully, real change is possible. shifts in hearts and minds is possible. and those who have come so far on their journey to equality have a responsibility to reach back and help others join them. because for all our differences we are one people. stronger together than we could ever be alone. that's always been our story.
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we are big and vast and diverse. a nation of people with different backgrounds and beliefs, different experiences and stories, but bound by our shared ideal that no matter who you are or what you look like how you started off or how and who you love america's a place where you can write your own destiny. we are a people who believe every single child is entitled to life and liberty and the pursuit of happiness. there's so much more work to be done to extend the full promise of america to every american but today we can say, in no uncertain terms, that we've made our union a little more perfect. that's the consequence of a
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decision from the supreme court, but more importantly, it is a consequence of the countless small acts of courage of millions of people across decades who stood up who came out, who talked to parents parents who loved their children no matter what. folks who were willing to endure bullying and taunts and stayed strong. and came to believe in themselves and who they were. and slowly made an entire
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country realize that love is love. what an extraordinary achievement, but what a vindication of the belief that ordinary people can do extraordinary things. what a reminder of what bobby kennedy once said about how small actions can be like pebbles being thrown into a still lake. ripples of hope cascade outwards and change the world.
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those countless, often anonymous heroes they deserve our thanks. they should be very proud. america should be very proud. thank you. >> president barack obama from the rose garden making remarks on the occasion of the supreme court's landmark decision legalizing gay marriage in all 50 states. the president saying that on a day like this justice arrives like a thunderbolt. let's go to peter alexander at the white house, just listened to those remarks. peter, as the president just mentioned, this obviously means -- the constitution says gay marriage is legal in all 50 states. there's already a political debate going on. we've heard from candidates for the 2016 this morning. where does the political conversation go from here? >> i think we'll wait and see what we hear from republicans, particularly as this will be an issue for them. they may use language -- critics
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may use language like religious freedoms but so many people including this president, have evolved on this issue. he said america's shift has been so quick. he is included in that dramatic shift. it was just 11 years ago that our polls show only 30% of americans supported same-sex marriage in this country. that number now much closer to 60%. some of his most powerful words were the final comments he made of which he ad libed. they were not written in the script he read today. he also said justice sometimes arrives like a thunderbolt. he was surrounded today by 100 members of his own staff who were celebrating the capping of what has already been an historic week first on obamacare, and today on same-sex marriage. >> thank you so much. the president remarking a few minutes ago on the landmark decision. supreme court saying marriage is a constitutional right that belongs to everyone, everyone in
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the land. he is headed to charleston south carolina where he has a solemn duty this afternoon. he'll deliver the eulogy for reverend pinckney who died in charleston shooting last week. we'll have more on nbc news and nbc"nbc nightly news" with lester holt.
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we have breaking news again out of washington. the supreme court making an historic decision today. the justices have declared same-sex couples can marry in any of the 50 states. it is now the law of the land same-sex marriage. this historic ruling this morning from the supreme court, the court again saying it's constitutional to recognize marriages between those of the same sex in all 50 states. gay and lesbians had the right
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to marry in 36 states including the district of columbia. the ruling this morning means the last 14 states will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage. it follows decades of battle over same-sex marriage and gay, lesbian and transgender rights. the case was decided by a vote of 5-4. justice kennedy writing the majority opinion just as he did in the court's previous three gay rights cases, dating back to 1996. the four dissenting justices each filed a separate opinion explaining their views. they all agreed in the minority that states and their voters should have been left with the power to decide who can marry. nbc10 national correspondent tracie potts live in washington, d.c. with more on what all this means. >> reporter: hi, renee. it may mean this is not over. i'll explain that later. first, outside the courts we
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have an area packed primarily with supporters who wanted to see the law changed in the 14 states where the ban still existed. that 5-4 decision it was closely -- it was a narrow decision. it was split. as expected the liberal split was conservative and justice kennedy went with the liberals on this one. you wrote the majority opinion. in that opinion he said what the plaintiffs here had argued that the right to marry in this country is a fundamental right. he said same-sex couples confirmed the constitution grants them that right. this were separate dissenting opinions. one from chief justice roberts. he talked about feeling this decision from the people. also justice scalia wrote a dissenting opinion, saying this court was a threat to american
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democracy. two scathing opinions from him, two days in a row. we were here yesterday for the decision on obamacare. where does this court go from here and where does america go from here on this issue? one challenge in those 14 states is going to be enforcing what the u.s. supreme court has said. yes, it is the law of the land but there are states and localities and jurisdictions that will try to challenge it officials who say they don't have to issue the license if it defying their own decision. so, this may not be the end of the legislation we see, even coming to the u.s. supreme court. for now, it has become the law of the land. >> thanks for breaking that down for us. tracie potts reporting today from washington and in front of the supreme court. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton tweeted, proud to celebrate an
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historic victory for marriage equality and the courage and determination of lbgt americans who made it possible. republican candidate rick santorum wrote, quote, today five unelected judges redefined the foundational unit of society. now it is the people's turn to speak. #marriage. pennsylvania governor tom wolf released a statement reading in part this historic ruling is a victory for lgbtq pennsylvanians and allies. gay marriage is now simply marriage and the pursuit of happiness will no longer be denied for same-sex couples. well as we've been telling you a rally set to take place 30 minutes from now. >> reporter: the rally is going to be right on the ground of the national constitution center here in center city. it will start around noon. ahead of that people have come
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by talking to us about this ruling that just came by, expressing their opinions. >> not that i want to get married but i can, i have the ability to and i don't have to go to another state and i'm treated as an equal as everybody else. it's a big day. >> i have a lot of friends that it affects. i'm really excited to see there's equality for them and everybody. i think it's ridiculous it hasn't happened sooner. >> i didn't think we would end up seeing it you know within my lifetime. and it's certainly only really since 2005 where we've now seen what would seem impossible become possible. >> reporter: this journey began right here in philadelphia almost 50 years ago at independent hall which is just to the south of where i'm standing. 50 years ago. they're going to celebrate that not this weekend but the weekend
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after, the july 4th weekend here in philadelphia. there's also an exhibit inside the constitution center which is free to the public from noon to 5:00 today, speaking out on equal equality. that exhibit is free starting at noon. of course, the really is going to be behind me starting at noon as well noon to 1:00. continuing coverage throughout the afternoon. jesse gary "nbc10 news." >> historic day on an historic location. thank you. count on "nbc10 news" to bring you reaction on the landmark ruling from the supreme court. we'll provide updates on the air and on our "nbc10 news" app. >> take a look at center city, see the high clouds. i don't dot weather, you know who does. that's first alert meteorologist brittney shipp so why don't we have her in telling us what we can expect for the upcoming weekend. >> i like that introduction.
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we'll see heavy rain heading into your saturday. sunday is probably the best day out of the weekend. also going to drop in our temperatures on saturday as well. radar shot shows we're seeing quiet conditions. we'll see a few scattered showers as we head into the rest of tonight. this is part of a system that will continue to transition towards us and organize itself. it will be here as we head into saturday. a closer look of what you can expect. the start of your saturday will be fine. closer to 11:00 a.m., that's when the light rain moves in and pushes in from the west. allentown, new philadelphia lancaster county will see light rain to start. as we head into the afternoon, we'll see a little lull. by 6:00 p.m. that's when the heavy rain moves in. first, allentown, lancaster county berks county. right over philadelphia stretching down into wilmington. we even expect to see thunderstorms associated with the heavy rain. it's going to continue
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throughout your saturday night. closer to 11 p.m. we're still dealing with heavy rain. it won't clear up until the early morning hours on sunday. current temperatures show 73 in pottstown. low 70s in atlantic city. for today our temperatures will stay below average, ranging between 78 and 81 degrees, a few patchy showers as we head into the afternoon and also into the evening. wind speeds out of the northeast 8 to 18 miles an hour. our temperatures will push into the 70s. i'm tracking how much rain you can expect. that's coming up in my seven-day forecast. with the threat of more rain ahead this weekend, you want to have the "nbc10 news" app downloaded on your smartphone or tablet. you can get live enter active radar and the latest forecast.
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today montgomery county health officials are taking steps to make sure hiv patients don't go undiagnosed. they're offering free hiv testing on west main street in northtown this afternoon from 3:00 to 7:00. they'll offer the testing tomorrow from 10:00 to 1:00. tomorrow is national hiv day. there's a brand new place to get tested for the disease and it's free. joining me is christina, philly aids thrift co-founder and co-manager. it's great to have you here with us. >> great to be here. thank you. >> tell me about this. i guess the whole idea is convenience, but the concept is you can shop and also get tested. >> we're a nonprofit thrift store. we're a pretty large one. what we've decided to do is something not very traditional. we put an hiv testing site inside the thrift store. it is convenient and also breaking stigmas, normalizing
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testing. put it in a place that may not be a clinical environment. >> i think there's a yigs conception hiv and aids is something we have a hold on and it's not an issue. clearly, that is not the case. there's a real need for this isn't there? >> yes, there definitely is. one in five folks who are infected with the disease don't know they have it. it's really important we know our status. >> of course, you're coming to us on an historic day. going back decades, hiv and aids really surfaced in the gay and lesbian community. to see this decision come down today from the supreme court on same-sex marriage, your reaction. >> yeah. it's amazing. it's all about human rights. i couldn't be more pleased. i heard the news on the way here and it's so wonderful. >> again, the concept for your store. so you can go in shop and you can also free rapid hiv testing, just walk in and it's on the
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weekends between 1:00 and 4:00. >> great service this. thank you for coming in and talking to us about it. again as we said hiv day thrift hiv testing opens tomorrow on the fifth floor at 710 south fifth street. thanks so much for taking time and talking to us today. >> thank you. i'm tracking big changes as we head into the weekend. we'll see a dry start on saturday morning and then heavy rain and thunderstorms move in. i'll let you know how much rain is expected to fall in your neighborhood. that's coming up in my first alert seven-day forecast.
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good morning. as we head into the rest of the day, wale seal a few scattered showers around. the big threat is saturday heading into the afternoon and evening where we expect heavy rain a chance of severe thunderstorms for parts of our
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area. but by sunday things will dry out. we'll see a mix of sun and clouds. sunday is definitely a better day of the week end. a live look outside cape may, you can see the gray clouds. showers expected for us throughout the day. for philadelphia a mix of sun and clouds. our temperatures at 74 degrees. the air is calm. humidity's at 66%. across the rest of the region we're at 76 in allentown. cape may at 72 with mostly cloudy skies and we'll see temperatures stay a little below our average, which is 85 degrees for this time of the year. radar shot shows, we saw a few scattered showers move through closer to the shore earlier this morning. now we're nice and dry. we'll track this area of low pressure that will continue to move closer to us as we head into the start of your weekend. it's going to take a while to get here and organize itself. by saturday morning, we're still dry, lots of clouds so you can get a few errands in earlier in the morning. as we get into the late morning hours, closer to 11:00 p.m.
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that's when light showers will move in. it won't be closer to 5:00 p.m. that we see better chance for moderate rainfall and all the heavy rain. that's heavy rain moving through parts of baltimore. by 7:00 p.m. through 8:00 10:00, 11:00, that's when the heaviest rain will move over philadelphia stretching down into wilmington and moving into burlington county by 11:00 p.m. once it starts it won't stop until early sunday morning. your severe outlook for saturday is mainly going to be confined to most of delaware stretching down into cape may county and cumberland county. these areas in the yellow are at risk, a slight risk to see severe storms. with severe storms we could see wind gusts up to 60 miles an hour. hail is a possibility. our highs around the area today at 72 degrees for mt. pocono. 81 in allentown. 78 in quakertown with just that chance of scattered on and off showers. 78 in doylestown. 79 in trenton. 79 today in mt. holly. right along the shore we're
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mainly in the mid-70s. 79 in vineland. 7 specifically for philadelphia. so, our range today, a little below average, between 78 and 81. mostly cloudy. a chance of passing showers and wind speeds 8 to 18 miles an hour. a little breezy. your seven-day forecast shows our temperatures drop on saturday. the heavy rain and thunderstorms move in saturday afternoon and evening. take a look at sunday. 76 degrees with a few lingering showers possible. and as we head into next week we'll see temperatures back above average, especially as we head into tuesday. as we prepare for the arrival of pope francis three months from now, the homeless service organization project home we all know project home is deeply involved in raising issues of hunger homelessness and poverty in the philadelphia area. sister mary is co-chair of the
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world meeting of families hunger. she announced a new fund raise ther week. thank you. tell us about this new project. >> on monday we launched the campaign for mercy and justice. it's a two-pronged campaign. first is the francis fund and that's a fund-raising effort for many working organizations, both in camden and in philadelphia that directly impact the lives of those that are poor and hungry in our communities. so with the francis fund, we'll be able to do things like help by dawn's place, a new place for women that have been trafficked help buy a truck to transport furniture. many food pantries need food and refrigerators and kitchens. the francis fund will be able to do all that more depending upon the response of people in our
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area. we're asking everyone to join us. no gift is too small. if everybody did a little something, we would be able to leave a lasting impact on the lives of those that are poor and suffering in our community. i think that's the best gift of all to give to pope francis. >> it really is. we're all excited about the pope coming here but once he's gone he would want there to be a legacy of his visit. >> really concrete acts. the second component i'm going to say a minute about is on jult. that's on the same web page you can enter your address and letters will be sent to congress asking them to reflect with us on the values of mercy and justice, to end and prevent homelessness, to end hunger to provide an adequate income to every family and to reform our criminal justice system in a bipartisan way. the time to act for mercy and seek justice is now. >> how powerful.
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sister mary you are a spiritual leader in our community, and to be here on this historic day when we heard the supreme court decision come down on same-sex marriage and also a day of tragedy in charleston the massacre hast week and the funerals taking place today k, can you comment on that? >> we're in solidarity and share the sorrow of our brothers and sisters in charleston, because when one of us are killed, we all lose a part of ourselves. we really are with them in spirit. hopefully today is a day to recommit ourselves to peace, to mercy, to justice and to live that out in concrete ways in our daily lives. they're very -- it's just a prophetic sign we need to do more in our communities.
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>> this ties back to the program. for more information about the francis fund or project home's many ornishtives, go to our website, or check out the "nbc10 news" app. always so good see you. >> great to be here. thank you very much. >> thank you. we're right back. hey, try some? mmm that is tasty. is it real? of course... are you? nope animated you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios well you've come to the right place. great, mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm you're all right bud? never better i don't know if he likes that. yeah part of the complete breakfast
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coming up this afternoon at 3:00 it's "ellen" and mark wahlberg. nbc10 at 4:00 turning this local workplace into a worship place. nbc10 takes you inside the sprawling local facility that will host thousands for the upcoming world meeting of families. and the treasures that will be on display here that are rarely taken from the vatican. it's all this afternoon starting on "nbc10 news" at 4:00. now to an update on our breaking news this morning. same-sex marriage the law of the land in an historic 5-4 ruling
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this morning from the u.s. supreme court. gay and lesbian couples already had the right to marry in 36 states and d.c. this morning's court ruling means the remaining 14 states all the in the south and midwest will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage. the president says the decision arrived like a thunderbolt and that america should be very proud. we should note though, the ruling will not -- the court gives the losing side roughly three weeks to ask for reconsideration. count on "nbc10 news" to bring you more reaction on this landmark ruling from the supreme court. we'll provide updates here on the air and on our "nbc10 news" app. not a great looking weekend. >> saturday is worse than sunday so try to shift your plans to sunday. saturday we'll be dealing with strong thunderstorms throughout the area and heavy rain. today we'll see cloudy conditions and also a few lingering showers for your friday and early sunday morning. but by sunday afternoon/evening, looks pretty good. >> half a weekend. >> yeah.
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